American Indian Journalism Institute Started

June 3, 2001: American Indian Journalism Institute Started

Date: June 3, 2001

Thirty-eight students participate in the first American Indian Journalism Institute at the University of South Dakota’s Al Neuharth Center. A joint effort of the Freedom Forum and the University of South Dakota, the institute ran for 13 years and drew 200 students to a program designed to promote participation in the news media and improve coverage about Native Americans.